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Suited up, dive team feeling heat to be ready for next time

Subscriber only Even before he hoists the 35-pound air tanks onto his back, Benton County Dive Team training officer Rick Downum is already sweating inside his dive suit under the rising July sun. Continue reading...

80 near fort learn why road to close

Subscriber onlyFORT CHAFFEE -- Fort Chaffee base commander Col. Ronald Brazell said Tuesday that residents living near the post's southeastern end can expect plenty of advance notice anytime a 1-mile section of Rattlesnake Canyon Road is closed for live-fire training. Continue reading...

Veteran bicyclist perishes on trail

Subscriber onlyFirst responders and close friends of a cyclist who died Saturday said they are unsure of the exact cause of Laura Wooldridge’s death. Continue reading...

Autopsy cites intubation as cause of cyclist's death

Subscriber onlyA preliminary autopsy Monday revealed that a Little Rock cyclist died Saturday after a crash on a mountain bike trail because of problems with placing a breathing tube in her airway, the Washington County coroner said. Continue reading...

Report out on E. coli near farm

Subscriber onlyThe environmental research team assigned by the University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture to monitor nutrient and bacteria levels surrounding a controversial Newton County hog farm has released its third quarterly report. Continue reading...

10 counties divide $1.2 million to restore courthouses

Subscriber onlyTen Arkansas counties are set to receive more than $1.2 million in grants for the upkeep of historic courthouses, the Department of Arkansas Heritage announced this week. Continue reading...

Conference focuses on water problems

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- On the second day of a conference that has centered on "wicked problems" across the state, water quality experts spent Wednesday morning discussing the relatively recent addition of a controversial hog farm within the Buffalo National River Watershed. Continue reading...

Jon Kennedy Wanted to live life very intentionally

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE — Jon Kennedy was a man who threw himself into whatever passion was before him in life, and his ebullient presence affected nearly everyone around him. Continue reading...

New numeric water-quality standard affected by many factors

Subscriber onlyAsk John Pennington, executive director of the Beaver Watershed Alliance, what he thinks of the new standards for determining whether there's too much phosphorus and other nutrients in Beaver Lake, the drinking water supply for much of Northwest Arkansas, and he'll answer with some reservation. Continue reading...

Water plan reveals gap in use, renewal

Subscriber onlyA newly released draft of the Arkansas Water Plan points to a growing gap between the use of groundwater in the state and the rate at which the region's aquifers can recharge. Continue reading...

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Carol Cooper of Rogers, left, and Gregory Janicke [cqrm] of Bentonville, right, look back at one of ...

Carol Cooper of Rogers, left, and Gregory Janicke [cqrm] of Bentonville, right, look back at one of about half a dozen abstract ex...

Published: March 9, 2014

Loren and Beverly Maier of Ozark, are co-owners of Four Dogs Ranch, a 300-acre property in Ozark. Af...

Loren and Beverly Maier of Ozark, are co-owners of Four Dogs Ranch, a 300-acre property in Ozark. After two years of growing musca...

Published: March 2, 2014

Kimberly Heidlage, an environmental health specialist with the Arkansas Department of Health in Wash...

Kimberly Heidlage, an environmental health specialist with the Arkansas Department of Health in Washington County, chats with a ke...

Published: September 20, 2013

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Virginia Mocivnik

Published: September 12, 2013

Farmington sophomore Michael Ingram sprints toward the end zone during the second quarter of a Sept....

Farmington sophomore Michael Ingram sprints toward the end zone during the second quarter of a Sept. 28, 2012 game at Prairie Grov...

Published: July 31, 2013

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